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 for ebullient
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ebullient \E*bul"lient\, a. [L. ebulliens, -entis, p. pr. of
     ebullire to boil up, bubble up; e out, from + bullire to
     boil. See 1st Boil.]
     Boiling up or over; hence, manifesting exhilaration or
     excitement, as of feeling; effervescing. "Ebullient with
     subtlety." --De Quincey.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The ebullient enthusiasm of the French.  --Carlyle.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ebullient
      adj 1: joyously unrestrained [syn: ebullient, exuberant,
             high-spirited]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "ebullient":
     active, activist, activistic, agog, alive, animated, aquiver,
     ardent, aroused, atingle, atwitter, baking, beaten, blebby,
     blistered, blistering, blistery, boiling, bouncing, bouncy, brash,
     breezy, brisk, broiling, bubbling, bubbly, burbling, burbly,
     burning, burning hot, bursting, canicular, carbonated,
     carried away, chiffon, chipper, effervescent, energetic, excited,
     exhilarated, feverish, fired, fizzy, flushed, frisky, full of go,
     full of life, full of pep, grilling, heated, high, high-spirited,
     hopped up, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, impassioned, inflamed,
     keyed up, lathered up, like a furnace, like an oven, live, lively,
     manic, mercurial, militant, moved, overheated, overwarm, parching,
     peppy, perky, pert, piping hot, puffed, quicksilver,
     ready to burst, red-hot, roasting, roused, scalding, scorching,
     searing, seething, simmering, sizzling hot, smacking, smoking hot,
     snappy, souffle, souffleed, spanking, sparkling, spirited,
     sprightly, spry, spumescent, steamed up, stimulated, stirred,
     stirred up, sudorific, sweating, sweaty, sweltering, sweltry,
     thrilled, tingling, tingly, toasting, torrid, turned-on, vesicant,
     vesicated, vesicatory, vesicular, vivacious, whipped, whipped up,
     white-hot, worked up, wrought up, yeasty, zingy
  
  

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